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Minted Garbanzo Bean Salad Print Email

This salad is high in protein, and can be kept in your refrigerator for a few days getting more flavorful as it marinates.

2 medium fresh tomatoes, seeds and excess pulp removed, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces
2 cups peeled diced cucumber, (cut lengthwise and scoop out seeds), diced into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 medium onion, finely minced
2 medium cloves garlic, pressed
1 15 oz can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained well
3 TBS fresh lemon juice
2-1/2 TBS chopped fresh mint
2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
salt and cracked black pepper to taste
1 medium head romaine lettuce, use tender whole leaves for bed

Mince onion and press garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to bring out their health-promoting benefits.
Mix all ingredients except lettuce together and chill. This is best if it chills for at least 15 minutes. Serve on a bed of lettuce. Serves 4 - George Mateljan Foundation
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